Translation for 'forehand' from English to Russian
NOUN   forehand | forehands
SYNO forehand | forehanded | forehand shot | ...
форхенд {м} [удар справа]
forehand [tennis, table tennis, etc.]
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Translation for 'forehand' from English to Russian

forehand [tennis, table tennis, etc.]
форхенд {м} [удар справа]спорт
Usage Examples English
  • Odesnik had a modest serve, an excellent forehand, an improving backhand, and good quickness.
  • Chen Qi's playing style is fast and aggressive normally dominating with his forehand.
  • The main weapons in Graf's game were her powerful inside-out forehand drive (which earned her the moniker "Fräulein Forehand") and her intricate footwork.
  • The forehand (sidearm) throw is performed by drawing the disc from behind and partially across the front of the body: similar to a sidearm throw in baseball.
  • Sampras was able to hit winners from both his forehand and backhand from all over the court.

  • This is essentially equivalent to the Semi-Western forehand grip.
  • Johnston was renowned for the power and deadliness of his forehand drive, which he hit shoulder-high with a Western grip and which was considered the best forehand of his time.
  • In singles, players will often start the rally with a forehand high serve or with a flick serve. Low serves are also used frequently, either forehand or backhand. Drive serves are rare.
  • In a Normal Game, forehand plays with his partner against the other two players, the 'defenders'.
  • com, she said that she prefer her backhand over forehand, stating that backhand is something that makes her stronger.

  • Like most modern Table Tennis players, Idowu favors a forehand attacking style. His forehand loop is noted as appearing rather relaxed and unorthodox.
  • There are variants for two players (forehand decides the "Strikers"; dealer chooses "Trumps"), three players (forehand cuts, chooses "Strikers" and "trumps" and plays against two defenders, who form a team) and six players (in South Tyrol 2 teams of 3 players).
  • Players with great forehands often build their main strategy around it.
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